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Over 7 million accounts on adult site were also released.The scale of the supposed breach is far greater than the 2015 hack of cheating site Ashley Madison, which saw 35 million members publicly exposed.However, it is thought the details found from the Adult Friend Finder hack are less useful to criminal gangs.
It could also be particularly worrisome because Leaked Source says the accounts date back 20 years, a time in the early commercial web when users were less worried about privacy issues.
It is the second major leak of private user information in less than two years - and it even contains details of DELETED accounts over the seedy service's 20 year history, Leaked Source has claimed.
Sister porn sites Penthouse, Stripshow and i Cams have also been skimmed of user data in what cyber security specialists have said is a hack that "raises serious alarm bells".
"It’s clear the company has majorly flawed security postures, and given the sensitivity of the data the company holds this cannot be tolerated.
A group that collects stolen data claims to have obtained 412 million accounts belonging to Friend Finder Networks, the California-based company that runs thousands of adult-themed sites in what it described as a "thriving sex community." See Also: Live Webinar | Empowering Your Human Firewall: The Art and Science of Secure Behavior Leaked Source.com, a service that obtains data leaks through shady underground circles, believes the data is legitimate.
It wasn't clear if the company was referring to the local file inclusion flaw.